Director Steven Spielberg and actor Daniel Day-Lewis will show an Abraham Lincoln next month in their blockbuster film that features the president with a high-pitched voice and an obsession with the 13th Amendment.
Gene Policinski from the First Amendment Center says media watchdogs are not effective when they are penned up or kept out of the yard entirely.
As part of our Address America campaign, our crew dropped by our partners at Comcast to check out its Own the Vote program.
Arlen Specter’s tenure on the Senate judicial committee spanned three decades and led in his own unique way to shaping a modern Supreme Court.
Former long-time U.S. senator Arlen Specter has died at the age of 82, his family said on Sunday.
Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred for 90 minutes on Thursday night and then shook hands. But some of the most interesting reaction was outside the debate arena on Twitter and Facebook.
Game-changing elections for president and the U.S. Senate could come down to some late-night ballot counting in Las Vegas, as Nevada looms as the deciding state in the 2012 election.
College “affirmative action” plans – the programs used to select the incoming freshman class at many colleges and universities – appear to be in fairly deep constitutional trouble, just nine years after the Supreme Court had embraced them with modest praise.
The web site Real Clear Politics, which tracks consensus political polling, is now calling Pennsylvania a swing state in the presidential election.
When the U.S. Supreme Court opens its session on Wednesday, the justices will hear arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, in the fifth Affirmative Action case to reach the bench in less than 40 years.